Surface finishes

JawsTec offers a comprehensive selection of surface finishes to cater to diverse manufacturing requirements. From vapor smoothing to polishing, “As machined”, Aluminum anodizing,  and bead blasting, clients have a wide range of options to choose from.

Our surface finishes

Texture description / Visual appearance

Raw surface finish

Raw 3D printed parts feel slightly rough and grainy.  
Polishing Free from scratches, marks, and surface defects. Polishing services >>
Vapor Smoothing Vapor Smoothing Smooth and glossy. Vapor smoothing services >>
As machined As machined CNC parts may have small surface marks and scratches. As machined services >>
Aluminum anodizing Aluminum anodizing Grainy finish, matte surface. Hard coat anodizing will have smooth surface. Aluminum anodizing services >>
Bead Blasting Bead blasting Matte, smooth, clean. Bead blasting services >>


  • FAQ 1: Will you share my files and designs on social media or with other people?

    No, we never share files or designs without the permission of you, the customer.

  • FAQ 2: Do you offer scanning off another 3D model?

    No, we do not offer this service.

  • FAQ 3: What types of finishes do you offer?

    We offer raw, tumbled, polished, and vapor polished finishes on all our parts except for SLA resin parts.

  • FAQ 4: Does tumbling, polishing, or vapor polishing affect the dimensions of my parts?

    Tumbling, polishing, or vapor polishing finishes may affect the final dimensions of your parts by 0.05mm.

  • FAQ 5: Do you offer rush production?

    Rush production is available for MJF PA12, SLS PA12, and SLS PA2200. However, you must have your orders in by 2:00 MST in order to start printing the same day. If you order comes in after 2:00 MST, your rush production order will be delayed by one business day. You can select rush production on our quote page.

  • FAQ 6: What is your most flexible material?

    Our TPU with a shore hardness of 86A is the most flexible material we have.

  • FAQ 7: What type of files can you print off of?

    We can print off almost any CAD file type. We prefer .STL files.